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Re: Re: Devboard 82 Release



Hi,

Bob's problem is not unique to his environment. I have the same issue with our Axis based products and am interested in finding a good solution.

Phil Sutter


> 
> From: Robert Hibberdine <bob.hibberdine@xxxxxxx.com>
> Date: 2004/06/11 Fri PM 12:53:32 EDT
> To: Anders Torbjorn Johansson <anders.t.johansson@xxxxxxx.com>
> CC: dev-etrax <dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com>
> Subject: Re: Devboard 82 Release
> 
> Hi Anders,
> 
> Thanks for your reply.
> 
> Ok, I see that from your point of view this is a good idea but... :)
> 
> I have a whole load of config files for various stuff which eventually ends up 
> in the /etc directory during a 'make install' (in pre 192 releases) and  I have 
> been putting these in the ~/axis/devboard_82/files directory and adding the file 
>   paths in the correct section of makefile. All nice and easy.
> 
> What should I do for 192? I don't really know what a 'package' is; is it just 
> collection of files with its own makefile? Should I make a 'package' containing 
> my config files and allow the Makefile to do the work? Or should I copy the 
> 'files' section of  the old makefile (with only my own files there, of course) 
> to the new makefile? Actually, that does not sound like a good idea come to 
> think  of it.
> 
> I think I need a little guidence here. I don't wont to do something that might 
> interfere with the overall system.
> 
> Thanks for your time
> 
> Bob
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Anders Torbjorn Johansson wrote:
> > Hello Bob,
> > 
> > Unfortunately there is no detailed information about this in the releaseinfo.
> > All local files (the ones that used to exist in the files-directory) are 
> > installed by packages, as example the webpages are installed by
> > packages/web/devboard/.... The reason is that we in the future will 
> > distibute all packages separatly which mean that the only thing that
> > is provided in the release is a configure-file (which defines all packages
> > for the release and their versions) and a kernelconfig. All packages are
> > fetched by the configure-script from our web/ftp-server and updates for 
> > specific applications will just be a matter of changing the revision
> > in the configure-file.
> > 
> > Best Regards,
> > Anders 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: owner-dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com]On">mailto:owner-dev-etrax@xxxxxxx.com]On
> >>Behalf Of Robert Hibberdine
> >>Sent: den 10 juni 2004 16:35
> >>To: dev-etrax
> >>Subject: Re: Devboard 82 Release
> >>
> >>
> >>Hello all,
> >>
> >>Just downloaded and looked at the new 192 release. The 
> >>'files' directory in no 
> >>longer there. Are there any docs on how this release has been 
> >>reorganised?
> >>
> >>Thanks
> >>
> >>Bob
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
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